Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman Photo by Daniel Bar-On
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Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Friday that Israel is ready to help treat Syrians wounded in the uprising against President Bashar Assad.

A Friday statement from Lieberman's office quotes him as saying that Israel is willing to provide wounded Syrians "all humanitarian aid at any minute it is requested."

Lieberman's spokesman Tzachi Moshe says Israel would provide the aid through the United Nations or other international organizations. The aid would be purely humanitarian, and Israel would not get involved in Syria's affairs.

Assad's security forces have killed thousands in an attempt to suppress the year-long uprising.